Ally Theatre Company’s Dhana and the Rosebuds at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Nov 2-23

Ally Theatre Company’s Dhana and the Rosebuds at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Nov 2-23

Dhana and the Rosebuds
Devised and Created by Federica Cellini

Saturday, November 2nd at 2 pm
Saturday, November 2nd at 8 pm
Sunday, November 3rd at 4 pm
Thursday, November 7th at 8 pm
Friday, November 8th at 8 pm
Saturday, November 9th at 2 pm
Saturday, November 9th at 8 pm
Sunday, November 10th at 4 pm
Monday, November 11th at 8 pm (Industry Night)
Thursday, November 14th at 8 pm
Friday, November 15th at 8 pm
Saturday, November 16th at 2 pm
Saturday, November 16th at 8 pm
Sunday, November 17th at 4 pm
Thursday, November 21st at 8pm
Friday, November 22nd at 8 pm
Saturday, November 23rd at 2 pm
Saturday, November 23rd at 8pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Dhana and the Rosebuds, follows a young Syrian woman pursuing her science career in NYC as she tries to forget her complicated past. But when she thinks she recognizes her estranged grandmother on a TV news report highlighting Syrian refugees crossing the Macedonia/Serbia border, she decides to go find her. Her international journey results in a spiritual rediscovery of her roots, her identity, and the reason why she left it all behind.

Content warning: Recommended for all ages though viewer discretion is advised as this production may trigger personal/cultural/racial traumas of escaping war and violence.

Tickets: Adults: $25, Students/Seniors/Veterans/Teachers: $15. Click here.

Ally Theatre Company’s The War Boys at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 10-31

Ally Theatre Company’s The War Boys at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 10-31

The War Boys
By Naomi Wallace
Directed by Matt Ripa

Saturday, August 10th at 2 pm
Saturday, August 10th at 8 pm
Sunday, August 11th at 4 pm
Thursday, August 15th at 8 pm
Friday, August 16th at 8 pm
Saturday, August 17th at 2 pm
Saturday, August 17th at 8 pm
Sunday, August 18th at 4 pm
Monday, August 19th at 8pm (Industry Night)
Thursday, August 22nd at 8 pm
Friday, August 23rd at 8 pm
Saturday, August 24th at 2 pm
Saturday, August 24th at 8pm
Sunday, August 25th at 4 pm
Thursday, August 29th at 8 pm
Friday, August 30th at 8 pm
Saturday, August 31st at 2 pm
Saturday, August 31st at 8 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

In their spare time three vigilantes, childhood friends, enjoy patrolling the U.S./Mexican border. But these youths soon learn that even the most guarded borders are permeable. When the lines between fantasy and reality become dangerously blurred, these young men are forced to decide what it means to be an American, and who has the right to belong.

Content warning: This play contains adult content including acts of violence, guns, partial nudity, simulated sexual activity/assault, simulated masturbation, racist, xenophobic, homophobic and misogynist language. Ally recommends this for ages 16 and up.

Tickets: Adults: $25, Students/Seniors/Veterans/Teachers: $15. Click here.

Welcome to Sis’s at Joe’s Movement Emporium, May 3-5

Welcome to Sis’s at Joe’s Movement Emporium, May 3-5

Ally Theatre Company presents:
Welcome to Sis’s

Friday, May 3rd, 2019, at 8 pm
Saturday, May 4th, 2019, at 2 pm and 8 pm
Sunday, May 5th, 2019, at 4 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

A Performance by Ally Theatre Company of an original play written by Doug Robinson. Welcome to Sis’s, reimagines the story of Sis’s Tavern in North Brentwood. The play takes place during the 1920-30s and explores the meaning of community, the commonplace, and how it was shaped through racial segregation. Blending the genres of original comedy and drama, and based on historical inspiration, this play presents a unique view of racial inequality, oppression, and segregation right in our own backyard.

Tickets: $20 and $17 students/seniors. Click here.

The Head That Wears the Crown at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Feb 23-Mar 16

The Head That Wears the Crown at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Feb 23-Mar 16

Ally Theatre Company presents the DC-area premiere of:
The Head That Wears the Crown

February 23 – March 16, 2019

Saturday, February 23rd at 8 pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 4 pm
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8 pm
Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4 pm
Monday, March 4, 2019 at 8 pm
Friday, March 8, 2019 at 8 pm
Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8 pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4 pm
Friday, March 15, 2019 at 8 pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8 pm

Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Three highschoolers are the queens of their school until Danielle arrives. When she catches the eye of one of their exes just before the Winter formal, they decide to keep their friend close and their enemy closer, manipulating her emails, social media, and relationships. When their mean-spirited plan for revenge goes far out of control, the repercussions of their choices will follow all of them for the rest of their lives.

Ally Theatre Company produces theatre designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America. We aim to join the vital conversations — sparked by generations of thinkers, writers, performers, and activists who paved the way before us — conversations that continue each and every day.

Tickets. Click here.

Welcome to Sis’s at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Feb 16

Welcome to Sis’s at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Feb 16

Ally Theatre Company presents:
Welcome to Sis’s

Saturday, February 16, 2019, Reception: 2pm, Reading: 3pm

Location: Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, 4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, MD

A Performance by Ally Theatre Company of an original play written by Doug Robinson. Welcome to Sis’s, reimagines the story of Sis’s Tavern in North Brentwood. The play takes place during the 1920-30s and explores the meaning of community, the commonplace, and how it was shaped through racial segregation. Blending the genres of original comedy and drama, and based on historical inspiration, this play presents a unique view of racial inequality, oppression, and segregation right in our own backyard.

Free.

This is the first reading of an original play. The play will be performed at Joe’s Movement Emporium, May 3-5, 2019.